Mechanical

MechanicalThe Mechanicals of the 2015 Mustang
Horsepower Unleashed – Motivating the All-New Ford Mustang · 5.0-litre V8 anchors the all-new Ford Mustang lineup with power and torque fit for the iconic brand · New 2.3-litre EcoBoost® brings turbocharging to Mustang with exceptional power and torque and projected class-leading fuel efficiency · Manual transmissions provide smoother shifting, …
MechanicalMazda’s SkyActiv Technology Examined
The current trend in the auto world boils down to one thing: hybrids. Almost all automakers have a hybrid model on offer: Honda is in the game with the Civic, Ford with the Fusion, and Toyota with the Camry. Some cars take it a step further by complementing the hybrid …
MechanicalThe 2012 Beetle Gets a Physical
The Volkswagen Beetle was remodeled in 2012 and since then it has proudly sported a stockier, more virile and more athletic physique. There’s no question that Volkswagen is pursuing male buyers with these changes. Seen from the side, the roofline is distinctly less curved than it was in the past.
MechanicalUp close and personal with the adorable Scion iQ
For August, the trendy 2012 Scion iQ goes under the magnifying glass as part of the Car Guide’s monthly mechanical inspection. In addition to the usual criteria, our team will also try to answer the question on everyone’s minds: How can a car as small as the Scion iQ accommodate …
MechanicalThe 2012 Subaru Impreza: Garage inspection
The 2012 Subaru Impreza is new – or at least the base trim is. But the changes are nothing to write home about, as nothing major has been overhauled. The 2012 looks a whole lot like the previous version. That said, the trained eye will note several modifications to the …
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